After 3 generations of uncertainty, Iowa family gets diagnosis of genetic eye disorder

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 16:30

A girl develops progressive hearing loss, and then notices trouble seeing in the dark. Her grandmother had slowly lost most of her vision as a child and later developed hearing loss. What is the connection? Dr. Drack made the diagnosis in this family using clinical and molecular genetic testing not available in the past, and is able to give the family detailed information about their condition, and the hope that research today will improve their lives in the future. Read the story at Iowa City Press Citizen.